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Note: I originally wrote this as a single post, but it turned out to be much too long for a single reading, so I divided it up into 4 parts; 1 for each artist. Part 1 contains my intro to the article and features Jack Kirby. Part 2 features John Byrne. Part 3 features John […]

R.I.P. Yvonne Craig

Wednesday , 19, August 2015 Comments Off on R.I.P. Yvonne Craig

I awoke to the sad news this morning that Yvonne Craig had passed away Monday evening at the age of 78 from metastatic breast cancer that had spread to her liver. The first time I saw Ms. Craig was in 1967 when she joined the Batman TV show’s third and final season as Batgirl/Barbara Gordon. […]

Target Practice With The Superheroes

Thursday , 8, January 2015 Comments Off on Target Practice With The Superheroes

Comic Book Christmas Covers – Batman #45

Wednesday , 24, December 2014 Comments Off on Comic Book Christmas Covers – Batman #45

During the holiday season I’ll be posting some of my favorite comic books with a Christmas theme on their covers. Here’s DC Comics’ “Batman #45” and yes, the imagery is especially creepy.

Comic Book Christmas Covers – Christmas With The Super-Heroes #1

Monday , 22, December 2014 Comments Off on Comic Book Christmas Covers – Christmas With The Super-Heroes #1

During the holiday season I’ll be posting some of my favorite comic books with a Christmas theme on their covers. Here’s DC Comics’ “Christmas With The Super-Heroes #1” and I love how Superman’s gift is in a lead box so he can’t peek at it with his X-ray vision.

Comic Book Christmas Covers – Batman #27

Sunday , 21, December 2014 Comments Off on Comic Book Christmas Covers – Batman #27

During the holiday season I’ll be posting some of my favorite comic books with a Christmas theme on their covers. Here’s DC Comics’ “Batman #27” from 1945.

During the holiday season I’ll be posting some of my favorite comic books with a Christmas theme on their covers. Here’s DC Comics’ “Christmas with the Super-Heroes”

I’ve been reading some of the old comics I read as a kid (a sure sign I’m getting old and reaching the end of my years) and it has been fun to re-live the enjoyment I experienced as a 6 to 17 year old. And it’s not just the stories and artwork within the comics, […]

The Greatest Superhero Movies Of All Time

Monday , 24, November 2014 Comments Off on The Greatest Superhero Movies Of All Time

Empire, the self-described “world’s biggest movie magazine” is running an online poll seeking votes to discover The Greatest Superhero Movies Of All Time. For purposes of their polling, a superhero “is someone who undertakes heroic actions with some kind of superhuman attribute – whether biological, mechanical or mystical. Batman and Iron Man fall into the […]

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